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Truth Tuesday: A Constant State of Loneliness

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Truth Tuesday: A Constant State of Loneliness

Sujeiry Looks Into the DistanceTo most people, I am a bundle of positive energy. That is a great description of me. I am indeed a feisty spark plug who has much to say and does so with passion, humor, and joy. But there is another side of me that many do not see. A darker side.  A somber side. A side that is only revealed when I am truly comfortable with the recipient.

A common thread that ties all of these sides is loneliness. Sometimes, among all the friends, family, and readers who follow me on LoveSujeiry.com and beyond, I feel lonely. A social butterfly feels lonely? How is that possible?

It just is.

I know why I feel this way. I know why I sometimes lie in bed, close to tears, and wonder if the people in my life really love me. I know they do love me. They just don’t love me the way I need them to…with consistency, reliability, and great effort. I take great pride in being there for those I love and making time for the people in my life. Yet I don’t feel I receive the same treatment from many of my loved ones. I understand life evolves and so, as individuals, we must also. Friends become parents. Family moves away. Relationships fade. It is part of life, or so they say. But I can’t help but feel unimportant and left behind.

I don’t know if I’ve ever expressed my needs. I think I have. I hope I have. But, ultimately, people love us the best way they know how. Now I just have to accept it.

So where does this leave this feisty spark plug? Conflicted and longing to start anew. My only hope is that I can one day shake this constant state of loneliness.

 

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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